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Evening Book Club
An informal, friendly meeting where we talk about our chosen book and share recommendations for a good read. Bimonthly on Friday evening, presently being held online. Please ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 or email crediton.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk for details. Annual reading group set fee divided between the book club members.
Date: 08 July 2022
Time: 19:00 - 20:00
Description: An informal, friendly meeting where we talk about our chosen book and share recommendations for a good read. Bimonthly on Friday evening, presently being held online. Please ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 or email crediton.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk for details. Annual reading group set fee divided between the book club members.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Please see event description
Theme:
Exeter Library Lates : Awaken the Library!
</br> <img src='https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FSd9xlAXoAM_-Td?format=jpg&name=large' alt=''></br></br> We are awakening Exeter Library with an after-hours night full of creativity and live music.</br> In this summer party we are excited to be able to host our first Library Lates since 2020.</br></br> Expect live music, interactive art workshops, intriguing video installations, a silent disco and bar.</br></br> Tickets £7/£5.</br> For more information, our line-up and to book tickets, visit <a href='https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/exeter-library-late-tickets-330545208617'>Eventbrite</a>.</br></br> It's a space you know, in a way you don't!</br></br>
Date: 08 July 2022
Time: 19:30 - 22:30
Description:


We are awakening Exeter Library with an after-hours night full of creativity and live music.
In this summer party we are excited to be able to host our first Library Lates since 2020.

Expect live music, interactive art workshops, intriguing video installations, a silent disco and bar.

Tickets £7/£5.
For more information, our line-up and to book tickets, visit Eventbrite.

It's a space you know, in a way you don't!

Audience: Adult
Cost: Please see event description
Theme: Library Lates
Local History Walk and Talk at Northam Library
Join local historian Kate Harrison for a talk to learn more about Northam's Saxon battles, followed by a walk around the village to bring the history to life. Then back to the library for refreshments.
Date: 04 July 2022
Time: 13:30 - 16:00
Description: Join local historian Kate Harrison for a talk to learn more about Northam's Saxon battles, followed by a walk around the village to bring the history to life. Then back to the library for refreshments.
Audience: All
Cost: £4.00
Theme: history
Free Legal Clinic
Would you like to speak to a professional from Start Point Law specialising in wills, administration of estates, powers of attorney, inheritance tax planning and disputes? Please contact Dartmouth Library on 01803 832502 to book an appointment.
Date: 01 July 2022
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Would you like to speak to a professional from Start Point Law specialising in wills, administration of estates, powers of attorney, inheritance tax planning and disputes? Please contact Dartmouth Library on 01803 832502 to book an appointment.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:
Feel Good Fortnight
There is something for everyone at St Thomas Library's Feel Good Fortnight! Daytime and evening events for adults and children including yoga, drawing classes, author talks and star gazing. More details to follow here, in the library and on our Facebook page
Date: 27 June 2022
Time: 9:00 - 21:00
Description: There is something for everyone at St Thomas Library's Feel Good Fortnight! Daytime and evening events for adults and children including yoga, drawing classes, author talks and star gazing. More details to follow here, in the library and on our Facebook page
Audience: All
Cost: Please see event description
Theme:
Job Club at Exeter Library
Teen Book Group
Meet together to chat about books you have been reading. Join in activities and have fun! Age 12+. Meets once every half-term on a Friday. Please ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 or email crediton.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk for details.
Date: 17 June 2022
Time: 16:30 - 17:15
Description: Meet together to chat about books you have been reading. Join in activities and have fun! Age 12+. Meets once every half-term on a Friday. Please ring Crediton Library 01363 77258 or email crediton.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk for details.
Audience: Child
Cost: Free
Theme:
Creative Writing Workshop: Inspired by Nature
<img src='https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FR1hu3YX0AEXoLr?format=jpg&name=medium' alt='Creative writing workshop'></br></br> Join Exeter College Adult Learning for this FREE Creative Writing Workshop at Exeter Library (for adults aged 19+)</br> Inspired by nature, play with words in this free Creative Writing Workshop. Perfect for beginners, all you need is pen and paper!</br> For more information and to book a place visit <a href='https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/creative-writing-workshop-inspired-by-nature-tickets-318821793567'>Eventbrite</a>.</br></br>
Date: 17 June 2022
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Description: Creative writing workshop

Join Exeter College Adult Learning for this FREE Creative Writing Workshop at Exeter Library (for adults aged 19+)
Inspired by nature, play with words in this free Creative Writing Workshop. Perfect for beginners, all you need is pen and paper!
For more information and to book a place visit Eventbrite.

Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Creative Writing
Dartmouth Library Book Club
Meeting on the 3rd Thursday of each month. If you feel “Stuck in a rut” with your book choices we hope to introduce you to new authors and broaden your reading experience. For enthusiastic readers.
Date: 16 June 2022
Time: 17:00 - 18:00
Description: Meeting on the 3rd Thursday of each month. If you feel “Stuck in a rut” with your book choices we hope to introduce you to new authors and broaden your reading experience. For enthusiastic readers.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:
Free Legal Clinic
*Please note: no Legal Clinic in April* Kingsbridge Library every second Tuesday of the month. Free help and advice with a professional from Start Point Law. Please contact the library for an appointment.
Date: 14 June 2022
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Description: *Please note: no Legal Clinic in April* Kingsbridge Library every second Tuesday of the month. Free help and advice with a professional from Start Point Law. Please contact the library for an appointment.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Help and Advice
Ernest Jackson & Co Ltd - A Day in the Life
The fourth event in the 'Local Industries' series of talks hosted by the Friends of Crediton Library is Ernest Jackson & Co Ltd. The talk starts at 7.15, with refreshments being served from 7pm. A suggested donation of £4 will be invited at the event to support future projects at Crediton Library.
Date: 13 June 2022
Time: 19:00 - 20:00
Description: The fourth event in the 'Local Industries' series of talks hosted by the Friends of Crediton Library is Ernest Jackson & Co Ltd. The talk starts at 7.15, with refreshments being served from 7pm. A suggested donation of £4 will be invited at the event to support future projects at Crediton Library.
Audience: All
Cost: Please see event description
Theme:
French Language Café
The language cafés are coming back to Exeter Library and will meet informally in our foyer, having the chance to enjoy each other's company while conversing in a chosen language.</br></br> We are starting with a French language café on 12th June and are looking for volunteers to contact us about adding other languages which will meet on the second Sunday of the month.</br> To get involved email exeter.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk</br></br> <img src='https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FR09MniXMAEAwEK?format=jpg&name=large' alt='French Language Café at Exeter Library on June 12th at 14:00-15:30'></br></br>
Date: 12 June 2022
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Description: The language cafés are coming back to Exeter Library and will meet informally in our foyer, having the chance to enjoy each other's company while conversing in a chosen language.

We are starting with a French language café on 12th June and are looking for volunteers to contact us about adding other languages which will meet on the second Sunday of the month.
To get involved email exeter.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk

French Language Café at Exeter Library on June 12th at 14:00-15:30

Audience: All
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Theme: Social
The Owl and The Pussycat Café at Exeter Library
<img src='https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FSzcwR0WAAYBgCI?format=jpg&name=medium' alt=''></br></br> The Owl and the Pussycat café at Exeter Library will be open for drinks and snacks every Sunday starting from Sunday 12th June 2022.</br> This means the café will soon be open every Monday - Sunday!</br></br>
Date: 12 June 2022
Time: 12:00 - 16:00
Description:

The Owl and the Pussycat café at Exeter Library will be open for drinks and snacks every Sunday starting from Sunday 12th June 2022.
This means the café will soon be open every Monday - Sunday!

Audience: All
Cost: Please see event description
Theme:
Raspberry Pi Jam at Barnstaple Library
We are a friendly bunch of Raspberry Pi enthusiasts who meet once a month to share ideas. All ages and abilities welcome. Bring your Pi if you have one but don't worry if you don't. We have some to share. First or second Saturday of the month.
Date: 11 June 2022
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: We are a friendly bunch of Raspberry Pi enthusiasts who meet once a month to share ideas. All ages and abilities welcome. Bring your Pi if you have one but don't worry if you don't. We have some to share. First or second Saturday of the month.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:
Creative Writing Workshop: Inspired by Nature
<img src='https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FR1hu3YX0AEXoLr?format=jpg&name=medium' alt='Creative writing workshop'></br></br> Join Exeter College Adult Learning for this FREE Creative Writing Workshop at Exeter Library (for adults aged 19+)</br> Inspired by nature, play with words in this free Creative Writing Workshop. Perfect for beginners, all you need is pen and paper!</br> For more information and to book a place visit <a href='https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/creative-writing-workshop-inspired-by-nature-tickets-318821793567'>Eventbrite</a>.</br></br>
Date: 10 June 2022
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Description: Creative writing workshop

Join Exeter College Adult Learning for this FREE Creative Writing Workshop at Exeter Library (for adults aged 19+)
Inspired by nature, play with words in this free Creative Writing Workshop. Perfect for beginners, all you need is pen and paper!
For more information and to book a place visit Eventbrite.

Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Creative Writing
Digital Design Workshops
In this workshop outreach event at Torrington Library you can participate in a few workshops to experience a variety of CAD design. 2pm - 3:30pm Vinyl T-shirt Design Please bring your own item of clothing to custom. If all goes to plan the T-shirts will be made during the workshop. If, for any reason, this isn't possible, we will make your T-shirt back at the FabLab and will send it to Torrington Library for you to collect. 3:45pm - 4:45pm 3D Printed Keyring Learn how to use 3D software to design your own keyring or print. These will be made after the session and sent back to the Library for collection. This workshop is for adults 16yrs+. Places are very limited and booking tickets is essential. It is not possible to turn up on the day for the workshop without purchasing a ticket.
Date: 10 June 2022
Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Description: In this workshop outreach event at Torrington Library you can participate in a few workshops to experience a variety of CAD design. 2pm - 3:30pm Vinyl T-shirt Design Please bring your own item of clothing to custom. If all goes to plan the T-shirts will be made during the workshop. If, for any reason, this isn't possible, we will make your T-shirt back at the FabLab and will send it to Torrington Library for you to collect. 3:45pm - 4:45pm 3D Printed Keyring Learn how to use 3D software to design your own keyring or print. These will be made after the session and sent back to the Library for collection. This workshop is for adults 16yrs+. Places are very limited and booking tickets is essential. It is not possible to turn up on the day for the workshop without purchasing a ticket.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme:
Dartmouth Evening Reading Group
Meeting on the 1st Thursday of the month. The Dartmouth Evening Reading Group read one selected title a month (usually my choice!) then meet in the library to discuss it. Most of our choices are contemporary fiction, often from prize shortlists, but with occasional forays into translated work, non-fiction, poetry or biography. For keen readers
Date: 09 June 2022
Time: 17:00 - 18:00
Description: Meeting on the 1st Thursday of the month. The Dartmouth Evening Reading Group read one selected title a month (usually my choice!) then meet in the library to discuss it. Most of our choices are contemporary fiction, often from prize shortlists, but with occasional forays into translated work, non-fiction, poetry or biography. For keen readers
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:
'United' Book Launch at Exeter Library
<img src='https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FRVvO1MWYAENvzQ?format=jpg&name=medium' alt='United Book Launch'></br></br> A book launch event celebrating the release of 'United: Caring For Our Loved Ones Living With Dementia' by Gina Awad & Tony Husband</br> For more information about the event and to register, visit <a href='https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/united-book-launch-tickets-302555590917'>Eventbrite</a>. </br></br>
Date: 09 June 2022
Time: 16:45 - 18:30
Description: United Book Launch

A book launch event celebrating the release of 'United: Caring For Our Loved Ones Living With Dementia' by Gina Awad & Tony Husband
For more information about the event and to register, visit Eventbrite.

Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Author Event
Author Talk - James D Mortain
Crime writer James D Mortain will be at Northam Library for the only local launch event for A Whisper of Evil. Social issues
Date: 08 June 2022
Time: 19:00 - 21:00
Description: Crime writer James D Mortain will be at Northam Library for the only local launch event for A Whisper of Evil. Social issues
Audience: All
Cost: £5.00
Theme: literature
Job Club at Exeter Library

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